Gambling is a popular leisure-time activity that many people find entertaining. Unfortunately, some players develop an unhealthy relationship with gambling and those are the ones who are likely to become gambling addicts.
Gambling is betting money on an outcome of uncertain results to win money. Even in games where players can employ skills and knowledge, like poker and sports betting, the element of luck is crucial for the outcome.
People have different reasons why they gamble. It is not only because it is a fun and entertaining activity. Some players like playing at a land-based casino because they like the social element of playing games, others dream of winning money. Players who use gambling as an escape from problems are the ones who are more likely to develop an addiction.
Gambling addiction is considered a critical public health issue since it can harm multiple domains of life, including financial, psychological, and impaired social and cultural relationships.
What problem gamblers often forget is that gambling should be treated as a fun pastime and not as a means to generate an income. The majority of players treat gambling as a recreation and spend only what they can afford to lose, while there is a small percentage that finds it difficult to control their urges.
Bizzo Casino takes care of their players and for that reason, they comply with the principles of responsible gaming.
Protection of vulnerable gamblers – one very important area is the protection of vulnerable players. This is because some players are more prone to develop an addiction than others. Spending too much money and time gambling will soon affect their lives in a very negative way. What players can do here is to consider self-exclusion programs or place limits on the amount of money and time they spend gambling.
Prevention of underage gambling – players need to reach the legal age to gamble to be able to create an account. We are aware that minors will try their best to create an account, but Bizzo Casino takes all the necessary steps to prevent such accounts from being created.
For that reason, the casino requires each player to go through a verification procedure where among other checks they have to prove that they are of legal age to create an account. What is more, parents who have accounts at online casinos are advised to monitor and take all the necessary means to block access to gambling casino sites. This can be easily done by installing parental control apps on their devices.
Safety measures against criminal activities – online gaming sites, just like any other sites dealing with e-commerce can be affected by online criminal activities. One of the most common activities is money laundering so for that reason Bizzo Casino uses software programs that detect and block money laundering activities.
Information privacy – players' private details are kept safe and secure at all times. This is done by introducing several strong policies to control access to important private data.
Online payment protection – players' financial details are safe and secure at all times. Bizzo Casino for this reason has chosen some of the best payment solutions that offer appropriate protection so players can safely transfer funds to and from their account.
Creation of a secure online environment – players need to feel safe at all times while they are playing at their favorite casino. One of the most important principles that Bizzo Casino follows is creating a series of controls and mechanisms that creates the framework of a secure online environment.
Responsible marketing – Bizzo Casino doesn't target underage or vulnerable gamblers by marketing its products. Players who have self-excluded from gambling will not receive any promotional emails during the self-exclusion period.
Bizzo Casino takes responsibility for its activities and makes sure that responsible gambling principles are respected and understood by all parties.
Bizzo Casino makes sure that its software products deliver a safe and fair gaming experience. What is more, the casino is under moral and juridical requirements to provide all the necessary tools to control:
Players need to enter the world of online gambling with caution. Knowing about all the risks will help them be in better control of their gambling urges. For that reason, we provide the following recommendations that players need to follow:
Gambling is supposed to be entertaining. For that reason, we have a ton of different games so that players can find something for them at all times.
Gambling is not a way to earn easy money. It is possible to hit a big win even the first time playing, but this is considered beginner’s luck. What players tend to forget is that losing is a big part of gambling just like winning is.
Players need to remember that they always need to play with the money they can afford to lose. It is a good idea here to implement some responsible gambling mechanisms that will help them in a big way.
Players need to limit the time they spend playing at an online casino. Anyone who is losing a couple of hours a day gambling probably needs a break from gambling.
Players need to check and limit their online wins and losses. If they notice a negative frequency, they have to decide if gambling is suitable for them. Any player who wants to take a break from gambling can use some tools available at the Responsible Gaming section at the casino.
Players who realize that they have problems with online gambling can contact an organization that can provide the necessary support:
Gamblers Anonymous – this is an organization of men and women who have come together to fight against the danger posed by gambling. By helping others, they are helping themselves as well.
GamCare – this is an organization that operates within the UK, and it provides counseling and advice in addressing the social impact of gambling. Non-UK residents can also contact the organization for details of International support organizations.
Gambling Therapy – this is an organization that provides help and support for anyone affected by gambling, and they operate both from within the UK and internationally.
Online gambling is an industry that is continually growing and players are spending more and more time playing games. For that reason, casinos are strengthening the effectiveness of existing safer gambling tools, and one of the online deposit limits.
Players who set a deposit limit are in theory more in control of their gambling. Each gambler believes that they can control their urge and control their gambling habits. Anyhow, while gambling players start making decisions that are not rational and are led by emotions, the gambler's ability to stay within the intended limits is compromised.
Anyhow, setting a deposit limit can help other players. Strong-willed players will stop playing once they reach their limit. After all, there will be another day for playing, so there is no need for making rash decisions in the heat of the moment.
Players, who believe that they are spending too much time gambling, and it starts to affect their finances and their well-being, need to take immediate action.
Self-exclusion is a great tool that Bizzo Casino offers for its players. This will allow players to close their accounts for a certain period and not play during this time. Self-exclusion can take between 6 and 12 months and it can go as long as 5 years.
Players have the option to exclude themselves from either each separate company or from multiple companies at the same time. The best thing they can do here is to contact Customer Support and they will help them make a better-informed decision.
Players who are high-risk gamblers need to enter the gambling world with caution. The self-assessment test will help players see how safe is their gambling and should they take any action. It comes without saying that they need to answer each question honestly.